AND FABRICATE BOTH A PROTOTYPE SUCTION SERVICE AND INFUSION DEVICE THAT WILL UTILIZED A MECHANICAL ROLLER PUMP POWERED WITH ALTERNATIVE MECHANISMS.

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$47,073.00
Award Year:
1983
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
94
Agency Tracking Number:
94
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
P.o. Box 12696, Research Trianpk, NC, 27709
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
David P. Cplvin
(919) 467-2878
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
AND FABRICATE BOTH A PROTOTYPE SUCTION SERVICE AND INFUSION DEVICE THAT WILL UTILIZED A MECHANICAL ROLLER PUMP POWERED WITH ALTERNATIVE MECHANISMS. THE LIGHWEIGHT AND PORTABLE SUCTION DEVICE WILL BE EXPECTED TO PROVIDE CONTROLLED SUCTION OVER A WIDE RANGE OF VACUUM (10 TO 100 CM WATER) FOR VARIOUS TUBE AND OPERATIVE SITE USAGE. POWER FOR THE DEVICE WILL BE NON-ELECTRICAL AND MAY BE PRODUCED BY A SPRING-WOUND MECHANISM WITH A CONSTANT FORCE OUTPUT AND AN INTEGRAL SPEED CONTROL. THE INTRAVENOUS INFUSION DEVICE WILL BE GRAVITY-INDEPENDENT AND EXPECTED TO DELIVER MEASURED AMOUNTS OF FLUIDS AT A PRESSURE OF 50 TO 100 CM WATER AND A RELIABLE RATE OF 125 ML\HR WITHOUT TECHNICAL SUPERVISION FOR USE DURING MASS CASULATY AND TRANSPORT OF WOUNDED. BOTH A SPRING-WOUND MECHANISM AS DESCRIBED ABOVE AND A DO-POWERED SERVD STEPPING MOTOR WITH DIGITAL SPEED CONTROL WILL INVESTIGATED TOGETHER WITH OTHER POTENTIAL CANDIDATES FOR DRIVING THE ROTARY PERISTALTIC INFUSION PUMP. A PRESSURE SENSOR ALARM WILL DISCONTINUE THE FLOW IF SYSTEM PRESSURE RISES ABOVE 150 CM OF WATER TO AVOID DANGEROUS INTERCELLULAR INFILTRATION IF THE INFUSING NEEDLE LEAVES THE VEIN.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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